Latinos Key to Several Election Upsets in Illinois

There are 17 comments on the River Cities' Reader story from Nov 11, 2012, titled Latinos Key to Several Election Upsets in Illinois. In it, River Cities' Reader reports that:

Back in 1992, Latinos made up about 8 percent of Illinois' population, yet only 1 percent of that year's total election-day voter pool was Latino.

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“United We Stand”

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#1 Nov 11, 2012
Without the vote of the non-hispanic Whites a candidate cannot win.

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#2 Nov 11, 2012
Ralff wrote:
Without the vote of the non-hispanic Whites a candidate cannot win.
Latinos? Non-hispanic Whites? What is your point?

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#3 Nov 11, 2012
sand_cracker wrote:
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Latinos? Non-hispanic Whites? What is your point?
"Latinos Key to Several Election Upsets in Illinois"
What the point?

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#4 Nov 11, 2012
Ralff wrote:
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"Latinos Key to Several Election Upsets in Illinois"
What the point?
Do you think that Latinos and Non-hispanic Whites are the same thing?
Really

Omaha, NE

#5 Nov 11, 2012
Amazing J. Jackson JR was re-elected while under an FBI investigation. You can be MIA in Chicago for 6 months and yet you win?

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#6 Nov 11, 2012
sand_cracker wrote:
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Do you think that Latinos and Non-hispanic Whites are the same thing?
Do you think that it matters? All minorities put together don't equal the non-hispanic White vote.

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#7 Nov 11, 2012
Ralff wrote:
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Do you think that it matters? All minorities put together don't equal the non-hispanic White vote.
If the non-Hispanic whites vote the same.

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#8 Dec 16, 2012
sand_cracker wrote:
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Do you think that Latinos and Non-hispanic Whites are the same thing?
LOL!
Mr Bigglesworth

Los Angeles, CA

#9 Dec 16, 2012
sand_cracker wrote:
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If the non-Hispanic whites vote the same.
Ralff is not too keen. Apparently he thinks that non-Hispanics could never vote like whites or visa versa.

I noticed how he simply disappeared when you called him out!! That's his MO!!

LOL!!
Mr Bigglesworth

Los Angeles, CA

#10 Dec 16, 2012
My bad meant to say... Hispanics could never vote like whites or visa versa.

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#11 Dec 16, 2012
sand_cracker wrote:
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If the non-Hispanic whites vote the same.
Are you ignorant that you don't think others could figure that out without you pointing it out?
Mr Bigglesworth

Los Angeles, CA

#12 Dec 16, 2012
Ralff wrote:
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Are you ignorant that you don't think others could figure that out without you pointing it out?
He just pointed out your ignorance... that's all.
Mr Bigglesworth

Los Angeles, CA

#13 Dec 16, 2012
Latinos make for good target practice.
Human Revolution

Newark, OH

#14 Dec 16, 2012
Mr Bigglesworth wrote:
Latinos make for good target practice.
And you're a terrible shot. I hope the bullet ricochets and hits you in the dick.
Human Revolution

Newark, OH

#15 Dec 16, 2012
This could all be avoided if the Census recognized mestizos.

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#16 Dec 16, 2012
Why is this African American news?
Human Revolution

Newark, OH

#18 Dec 16, 2012
Girl18 wrote:
Why is this African American news?
I dunno? There are Black Latinos who are American citizens? Eh?

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